STATU UAXh. -
The UM' Wer r,f ,'9;hln,,
rontalns the Kep.rt, made If, I tier
Drown, F1.i: the late, meeting or the
Cldesot the State Hank, ly behalf
oftl.e Committee .ppolateJ 0 Decern
, ber last, for the purpose of gWlog d-
" t.iled account of lie situation of the .el
r ,' Mr of the whole location, with lbe
tKrrrtii referred to. inl
' , ; port would b..e been made by M
- ... V..n rI!H iwlif by the dangerous
.r-t. ft . . vnf - hi -imH her M- Jw.
.'-'-'- v-va'mtt'tK atited IwiOiW to.be. irri..!
" V tube meeting or the Stockholder .n4
; 1 tli.wt.d no doubt .that ell the fcu
I Utted therein were correct out no ciu
' not think thst til the inference! drawn
1 . tun fft. warranted, lie
' had reference principally to the com
fneneemeot of the Keport, where the
lotiee ui'ined bfthe Bnk tre brouRht
into view. Theie loie pPrt from
the Cibiblt A, hire eriien from Bill" of
PrWn. Nrtiei diicountedi and from
mount K4IJ.58I 89.' In order
ueruln wbit the half early Ion of the
Institution would probably be in tuiure
ile Committee divide! the whole lo al
...( tittalnnl. b the number of the
t,.ir.ver which the Bank hat existed
ntirl thua cnnc!u?e thai the future loste
cf the Bank, ai Ion at It hH continue
" io operation, will be 3flOO eery i
rnontba, to that the Bnk r annot at any
' . 1 -' -- . 4, . ji.
lime tiereattir be expectea to uiMa. oi
jiclend of more thaniArff ier cent, per an
' nunT. ' TbeudRe obtfctelTto the juit
net of the calculation. About 50 per
ducted from the original coat of the real
Lcitate o tbat no additional Ion could, be
- experied on that item, which amounted
' to 894,709, and that the heatiei? fosiet
un'ier the other two heads, had been us
tiltfif 16' of fb Bfhtlw,mrrr 7ent
ago, and he trusted similar instances
would never again occur. Theseu cir
cumatanceV beinp considered, be must
think that the estimate of the half yearly
- Josit-s in futore, had been greatly over
The Judge also observed, that he did
nn agree with the opinion expressed by
the Commiiter, that the closing of the
buinrss of the Bank would hive no inju
rioun fTcf t o the circulation of oir If ink
Note -Oo tbsvconuaiy. he appVebeDd-J
e( if an i&slgnment of the Concerniof
J he L Jt3tttutlon 1 were Jto t i ke place, l halt
; mrrrioldrfirrxlatrort vf ih'yatueef ihpa
mjz fice-.tttoulrf be a tcrtaitt antefttentt. -
Aiwl- we 4hinkr-i Se-iurtt oi 2,3 1 6
2t interest receivro - irom me-rt youc
Trisorr. whiah the Committee has dt
hall year, ought 10 oe considered at to
rnurh profit, not hiving before been car
ried to any account; and if a dividend
had Jbeen made on the first Monday of
June, would have been rightly Included
. init1..oJdeed..we lelieva .ihc.annutl in
,Ureat.ot-:4 er centFecilved- lnun the
State on her deferred Stock, and which i
annually retained out of her December
...dividend, hat sometimes been included
by the Director! In the pro6tt declared
Upon in December 1 and if not then divi
ded, it never failed to go to the profits of
the next half year. Nor can it be sup
posed (the suggestion in thii Report to
the contrary notwithstanding) that, while
tbe Bank: continue! in operation, tbe Di
rector will ever fail to make a Dividend
of Profit! in the course of the rear, out
of. which to retain the interett flatable by
, the State an the Stock for which the ttandt
indebted (a the Bank.
-The New York papers of the 5th init
state," tbat between 2 and 3 o'clock yes
terday afternoon, an explosion took place,
on board the steam Irigate Fulton, used
as t receiving ship, and - was moored
within 200 yards of the shore; and, at
the time of the explosion, the officer!
in I n t ti t ward roornv -T he lad y of Lieut
Bratkentidge, and the sonofLicu Piatt,
, both were slightly wounded
v '--Tlrit trrearfmr"ccrdentwixi)ceasioned
21- , by the Qunner't going into the Magazine,
. .to procure powder 10 fire the evening
gun He wat cautioned by one of the
oflkera previously 10 bit going below, to
. be careful t nd toon after, the explosion
vwsk,; 50 and 60 jeartof jage
; the old Gunner having been discharged
'tbe Jiy prevlouv But in what particular
manner fire wat comflBUnicatcd to the
- powder, Is not kDOvn, as the gunner is
tmQttg the unfortunate dead. " j.
The magazine was ia the bow of the
tbip, end contained It tbe time of the ex
plosion, but three barrels of damaged
i powder. The explosion was not louder
than that produced by the discharge of t
tingle cannon ; and many persona in the
, Navy Yard toppote the report to have
proceeded from such 1 source, until ihey
taw the immense column ofkmoke aris
ing from the vetsel.. Oihert about the
yard taw the masts rising into .-the air
before the explosion- and immedUtely
Iter, the air f.tleA tilth fragments of tl.o
um, The' lulton is "V"
wreck t the bow being rfestroyeu
to the witeri and tho whole ofthi lm
....t .hntii tn ei were mum
f.i r.-i ihirk. nd ill other pan 01
corresponding strfength-ls now lying an
.ntlrn h-an of ruins, burst asunder " '
pirti, and abound it the spot wnero
' V ii.kA..,h thA wis bat too
. -r - . . . .
..rii. from the Navf Yard, end miny
vessels near her; not one or them receiv
eJ the lent damage i Dor was bridge
O-k. r,.m ih .hare to tOt r uuu,
t ell dammed l
.... . , . ,mrm
Uppbted,t9 hare been onbotrHthe tea
sel from 69 to 100 persona. Of the lit;
ter number 24 were killed, end 20 woun
ded making 44, leaving the balance, to
be accounted - for. A small oumaer onj
board escaped whh ef ilight wounds t
the remiindef , It, it feared, hare periti
cd- . - ", . ' , . -
Commodore Chauncey waton brtrd
the Fulton yesterday, inspecting the ship
and left her m company with Jorn T.
Newton, Can. hocommnda the Fslton,
only ten or fifteen mioutct before tie ex
The room In which the officere were
dining was situated about midships. The
whole company at the table were orced,
by tbe concussion against the tridrom,
with tucb violence as to break their itmot,
and otherwise cut tod bruise them in
y wi lucky ,ci;cttaisi4nce that therel
was a much smaller number 01 rrten on
board-the Fulton-yeUrdf ahan JibeiJ
1 accustomed 10 have. On I uesday there
proccedeofto Kotfolk'to join the Constel
at all damagew 1- - - ' ... ,.-..
Tk-,--.riirtarbfTl tofbe Tultoiw-br4:Ww.uIie4, Jie.xoDtidertJilmelLcU
"The bodies of the dead were shock ingTy"Tluln si
mancled t their features diatorted, and
so much blackened that it was difficult
in coffins shortly after the accident,
and an inquest' Was held over them
Commodore Chauncey end the Officers
of the station were on board the wrerk,
after the explosion, giving diiectiooato
remove tbe scattered timber, in order that
a search might take place for such bodies
as might be buried in the ruins.
The decks of the Fulton were torn up
frojn stem to stern, and emonn those
missing, many, it . is feared, have been
thrown into the water and drowned.
Lieut. Bracke pri J,nn6w6"nTarInet,
bare . died,, but oo nry particular addi
tioniriaformtiiort tuit 'ttttxy ex :jobtiued
reipeuiogihe- aad cxpDQslonw. -..-.,
tbu, e vent,was last evening intense .and
universal. Nor hat It ' this nw '
to' .... . ".
We" are pained Tniearnj that-Mrs Bnre-
kenndge is not slightly, but very severe
ly wounded and the injury of Lieut,
rlatt is to serious that but a faint hope
it indulged of his JxcQver j.
stanceTaltfioukn several oTlhe persons at -
dinner In the waid room escaped with
their litres, aud some of them uninjured,
I not a vestige of the tible, chairs, or any
ol the lurniture in the room remains.
Every thing was blown to atoms.
The scene, even this morning, at the
Navy Yard, is distressing beyond descrip
lion. Indeed to attempt a description of
such spectacle, at the very moment when
our feelings arc harrowed up 10 painful
degree by the shocking reality, seems
too revolting to be undertaken. We
might apeak of tbe wounded living and
the mangled dead, and of the fragments
of bodiei blown to piecesfrtirtgred among
the; broken -telic of the shtp but such
particulars may better., be left to the
reader's imagination. .
When we left the Nay Yard at 11
o'clock, only eig ht men were unaccounted
for. These have doubtless perished,
either by drowning, or by being crushed
among the timbers.
It appears by the muster roil of the
inc luding othcers, attached to he at the
time wijne accident, was one hundred
and, sixty six ; and after a careful and
diligent examination, it has bet n atcer
tsined that one hundred and sixty are ac
counted for--tbereare only then tlx mit
tins - - -rr- f - - -
. FOREIGN XFJVS. -
The brig tTmVei Sefft, khightr has
bringkg, LpndJptperiMlthck. 29ib
ApTfiirh(T PlJ'motith - bf stbnrMayT
containing London dates of the 1st May,
From the New-York Commercial, Jour
nal of Commerce, and American,' we co
py the following items. :r,
The Plymouth Herald says it is confi
dently reported that the government of
Great Britain, joined that of France
and Ausrtia, will inform Russia that tbey
will not remain ailent spectators, and see
Turkey become a conquered country. If
Russia ttill goes on, it is more than pro
bable that a higher tone will be used, and
perhaps tbe torch of war, lit in the East,
may spread its flames throughout Europe.
. Parliament resumed their sittings on
the 28th of April. The Duke of No-fulk,
Lords Klifford and Dormer, (Catholics)
look their- teati U tlio House of Lord as
1'eers, shook hinds with toe lord Chan
cellor. They hive thus resumed, if In
their persons it can be ciwed resumption,
the hereditary seats oi mcir uiusmou
anrestori which no Catholic had been
tutored 10 occupy ror 148 yean. 1 his
is the first overt operttitn of the Catholic
Relief Bill. . :
Mr Oponnell hat addressed a letter to
the Speiler of the House of Commons
stating, that by the Act of Union with
Ireland, i'l membcrt elected, mist take
the oithti prescribed till Parliament thatl
ItlAerviiK alter Ike tow ..i he iaWt MUtrT
JI UlW ff T,"-"j'naMW WWW WV wmm-- J
bit Majesty! Ministers, be will, bow to
thdr daclsion,and get returned aubv"
yTrade continued depressed in the var
iut manofictoring townt.
A letter from Havre uyt," We btve
iuit heird that there ire loading lv If
Ifaltic 67 shipt for French porta, which
will bring dt before the end of Aliy abju
thirty million pound of grain."
Seat tVar.mJThi date from Smvrni
are to March 18 hf' and from Constant!
nople 10 the 38tn. There appears to be
much distress in the Turkish capm!.
' ' J
Letters from Smvrna, dated Marrh 8
tay that .artc qumtittet ol wneat, wtt
Undin iheie, which had been received
from Egypt on account of iheOti w"
J government, and deiined for the aupplv
of Consvmiioonle tour thousand c
mls were employed in iranaportiiiR th?
wheat 'o the eapital, and it was intended
10 a3g.7tf nr the number to leu ibouund,
ln'th;.i manneTit Vas Vubpoud fhjt 4 W
jBdc P Cq u in t it m J jx bJu r 1 i 1 sh e d,i ;
supply l-ftlw, the others to h uj)plie.
Extract of a letter dated Constantino-
p V ma m v a wwiieiiiiiuupit
"! pie. Mirch!8-'4 The landing of a few
1611)0 northward hat
great alarm rere, without any just cause
a prodigious mast of the new reeru'n
blockaded, ind begin to be sexiously
alarmed as to provisions."
It it confidently stated hat Lord Beret
ford is ti proceed to Portueal at Ambat
tador Lztraordtnary from Lngland, to en
deavor to effect an arrangement between
the two brothers, Don Pedro and Don
An article from Falmouth tayt tbat the
youai; Quern ol Portugal was expected
to tail from that . port, for Rio Janeiro,
1 . .
early in May.
.Changee. The. rtmovaltifrom ofEre
mil Xecp pace, with : the wither of the
people,- end. tlmotT etere tnait brlnjjt in
nVof tbe tnn.mg oJrf tome-Joffin
handbill distributor or abuser ofjhelFre
very nard and when thev find ihty must
go out, they gallantly seize a qui I and
commence a piper warfare agaiont the
Administration tbat ouats them. A Mr.
sldejjhowasaurnd,u...f;-tbe Ser re-
vi. k.;r.irrT--:-. .
vary pa tbctkaU 40 paprs7 ml tK
argument he uset amounts to this t " I
was in office it wat a good fat office I
lived high, and laid up nothinr main!
rainy day therefore, by turning me out.
yuu maac a ocgejjr 01 me and my laml
Poor fellow! he will have to dit
charge a brace of coots, drink a bottle of
wine less at dinner, and live like a plain
nepublloan. r-atton- (Fa J Jrgut,
The Coalition Printt seem to be en-
noyed at ihe President's visiting the Pub
lie Utncci, and seeing how things go, in
UI. tan lcc no Qojecuon to sucn
a course, -when hit other engagements
will permit him. Now we are assured
from the best authority that his other
avocations are never neglected and that
tbe public papers are never permitted to
sleep upon his table. He attends to eve
ry thinj as soon as it comes to his hands.
When he bat no longer any thingf before
him, would his opponents have him dose
same time visit the Public Offices, Vnd
stimulate bv bis personal . superinten
oe nee," those habita of official aiduit
neglected under the last Administration ?
We are informed, that in these respects
ery gre at relorm has already been in
if-ftrtilrs iht nl.i..'.. .L- .......
of the improvement,-the arrears of Jdrunka ds re e brought to the poiuearf.
and the l-Jerka ara no lonirrr teen lonoir 1
pert, Ac. tccT but attending to all their
duties with perfect regularity. ;is
We repeat to our'readers, that Hie work
of l-eform goes steadily on. That the
President himself examinee into all the
causes of removal with great care t that,
although all these causes are not laid be
fore the people at the present time, no
removal is made without such cause as
is called for by the public interest snd
that the developments which must - take
an official shape before the next Congress,
will call forth tbe gratitude of the nation
towards the incorruptible statesman and
patriot, wno will have rendered more ser-
. 1 1. " ....... ihe i:.tntiof cotru
rom ( (Tifc, thin he !!J In vmqui
U. S. Tel.
CuUb Jtuattr, of Ohio has bren ap
pointed j the rreai leoti i conjunr tton
with Cols. Jir,Veil and Menard, to hold a
treaty on the watert of the Mitslsvlppi,
ith atveral lmltan trtes. a n vir
cltville.Onio Herald, says It is Unacmooo
that one of the primary objects of the
mission It to purchase Irom tne mums
the right of toil for the terrtfory South
of the Ouisconsin river, and especially
tbe region of the Mid i"riY'-
At new 1 orx a lew oava v.
pMicngers were landing from a ship", one
oltbemwno was intoxicaieu icu u.r
hoard, with a bottle in his band, and al
ihouh attemots were mde to save mm
ha lank. The rWns? of the bottle lathe
'urface apprised the beholders that dealb
.iad unloosed the tippler's grasp,
A Mla near Michln advertises M An
ti masonic CouRhdrops." W can obtain
,ucb drops in thit state teiy easily. ui
on. of Governor Southwick't Observer a
K itAmad In water a few hours, and the
decoction would eougn a norte to nram.
Troy (Xc- YorkJ Budget.
From the Dovton Courier.
The Timet. Whatever difference! of
opinion mayexit in regvd to the cause!
which have produced tne preient oepres
tion of business ol all kinds, mere seem
ffe fact thsr-tfie drpressioti it onperal.
lel'd and ihe embarrassed condition
tradnri. nwClfu.liiMr '
chants, is beyond all precedent in tne ex
perience of tbe present generation
" An artfcle" in lb Nan'viSie Republican
illuatratea in a remarkable manner, the
progressive improvement and prosperity
oftlut towvU )JW I tojitarr bge 0
60. tons and thirty five men, wound it
" liborions way" up tbe Cumberlan
river, and arrived at that place, to lbe jo;
and astonishment of the inhabitants. , Tbe
rjeonle flocked from all tbe sdiictnf ports
of the eoontrv to see 44 the baree.,,::"The
important event wat fotmally announced
in the newspapers ; and the whole coun
trv rantr with the tntellizence- there
are now ten a:cim boats some of them of
tbe largest class employed in tbe Nash
ville trade. In 1809 there wat but one
' JrayTrt thYtown. "Tfief bavenow sixty 7
Mis.-- Tbis "articletlfiougb paying
adult Of JQ cents perjp.Hpn Jjcheaoeir
ihan it haa.been lor tome years. - i ne j-
Y. JAiirnnl nf . Commerce states that it
nwuoif 0 tenia pwv wa 11 1 -ynvrvett
Indies. " The casks' cosTInjhe j.ljd at
tfie"fate'6f f 'centsper gVllonj or more
than twice as much as the article put
into them. The rest of the price is
made up of duty, freight, leakage, &e.
Journal of Commerce tayt the. prices of
- 1 -j - : r 1 - ' - 1 : ' r- i
moac ainas 01 oomesiic ana importea cot
ton coodt and low priced dot ha continue
to decline- Business generally-in the
city is dull ; tbe country trade had sud
denly felloiF almost entirely; and tome
pressure has been felt for some days in
the money market, owing to small re
mittsnces from the country, small amount
of aales, 8cc ,
Eurota Thorfi, of Washington, Berk
shire, Massachusetts, was accused Ly
some evil-person of selling the body of
hit deceased wite to tba faculty, lor. ana
tomical purposes. To refute the base
charee, he ciused the crave to be opened
few weeks since, and in presence of a
number of respectable citizens, exhibited
Jesse Joy, of Southampton, killed a calf
May 25, ix weeks old, that weighed as
follows : Quarters 135 lbs. Hide 20 lbs.
Total 155 pounds. The milk of one cow
with butter. ....
near York, Pa. on the 19th of May, and
great damage-was -donr by-err-excessi ve
fall of rain. 7.:'...-..'. '.'.."7-.IS. S.
A New.York paper ttates that 72
7 TV' .
Another yet."-The New-York afternoon
papers of Tuesday state that the Paterton
its doors on Tuesday morning. The bills
were offered fof sale at 50 par cent, dis
count. A Palpable nut The P.hiladeiphia
Gazette says, people must not grieve be
cause a few of ihe New York banks stop
payment. The Legislature of thit state
can establish half a dozen new ones, in
place of every ld one that fails.
AttwOj en auk ataatakmtk km mi
: The Columbia Telescope states tbat
the quantity of Cotton purchased in that
market the present season, U not short
of 60-000 bales.- ' '
Vorrt. W tl.inV ft tijl.t to sppno
the So khn ilcrs cf the -Ute, Bjnk, that
9 an Ortiinanr e of the Stockholders, pit.
ted in general meeting in the year 1 833,
nono but a ntockboiuer can vote In any
general meejW as the Proxy of other
Stockholder.' We are led to notice thit
act, from a circumstance which occurred
at tho lite eeneral meetinjr. A iumb,
of the Stockholders, resident in and about
I aroorou jn, aumoi iccu 10 give ttfty nine
votes, not hlng knowledge, it la pr.
sumed, ol this regulation whir h ; tacit "
well enough be the fact, as the Ordinance ,
was not published till list year) sutDoris. '
ed und instrocd -rlsltly" tetpecullcT:
citizen of Jhis 'Pouhtf jeU7pmxt 40HZ
tteu(if bern.i Jl he pipjty, wa.s,.
ground, Velused, and but for the circum-
stance of a Stockholder ..being preentl:--
who had been at a lormer meeting m.
ihorised to vote al their proxy, and who(
sfter some hesitation, consented to at: on
thtpresent occssUjo, and to conform his
vote to the instructions given to the other
gentleman, ( their vote could not have
been given. At it happened no vote of
importance was taken but if the impor
tant question expected to have been deci
ded bad come up, the ?o!e of the
holders io tdgerombr rpighf hive been
holly excluded by their proxy not belnc
! Chetaheake and Ohio Canal, The cor
ner Stone of the first lock or hit canal was
laid on the 29th ultimo, on the eighth sec
tion of the line, sis miles above George
lows).' The ceremony was performed by
Williiro Hewitt, Esrj . Grand Mister of
the District of Cojutrrbl., ; assisted by.ihe
members of .Hotomae Lodge, and thexror
fjrate authoritie of Georgetown." The
resMent of the United States,; (Past
Gtand Master 'of the Stae 0fTennes1.ee,
who bad been invited by tbe Grand Mat
ter of the District to honor the ceremon
iet with his presence,) the Secretary of
War and the Postmaster-General werb
present- The m ,Uet used by the Grand
&lsta JtaaoJte samaavitA astcJa General .
Washington laid the corner stone of tho
Capitol. The- President- made some
brief obaerrationi-on the importmcc of
tbe work, and, the. deep interest which be
felt in it, kc. It it gratifying to learn
that lbe President appeared inexcetlcnt
health,' and when he left the ground, the
marine band ttruck up the air, ' Hail
to the Chief," which was answered by
the enthusiastic acclamations of the uti
le niV ... ... ... Star.
A Phenomenon.--. We have hacf an op-
i portunitv of cxaminitig a very curious na
I inrit. of unnatural hrruti'tetion' A ' fine
I c,l mong ,tt kittnWhd Ttr
j 0f ,Krf jj
yjaubtfulind ahoroalpus rJe'ecrip? -
. ltM t ektch i lt 4T kit
ten or puppy l it has the head, cars ex
er ptertV and 4he bark of a complcieyounf
dog, while its ears, claws, and shape of
body mark it at diatinctly of the Cat
tpecies. We understand that eevert.1
persons of distinction have already seen
-kwl t Watt avfe a - 1 & I a -m Atkj 1 .I
i tiiav :vuj.pj. truest ivw-MivirsfvntJVi -
occurred some ycara ago up the Mediter
ranean. . Halifax paper.'
Mr. Clay notwitli standing the enormous
quantity of public pudding he eats, will
never grow fat upon it unless he "spouts
less during the t(allin. He neutralises
all the efforts of his friends by iheto
windy exertions of bis, and we who ate
not very particularly his friend, feel con
siderable solicitude lest he talk bimself
into a quick consumption.
giniar arrived- a. Columbus .on the.-25tli
tilt, from Mobile, toth a cargo of tiro-
. a-w . arw
cenes, kc. i he olumbns r.nqutrer
gives tbe following information 1
" We have been told that the owner of
the Virginia is about contracting witb the
Agent, Col. Crowell, 10 transport r.t-rly
thousand of the emigrating Crct ks to
a lv a AUini.nB ' TT a a iviitinra t t .tA I k rvt
iiav 1 wa aa ai v aaa k iv I""" JL-'J"'
at Liule Rock Jar. J&iL&gsiJiraHhWR
Vie necessary provisions himfelf, or for
Dr. ltratkint....Tbt indictments againit
this gentlemen, have, alter a long and able
argument, been-quashed by the court.
What course will now be taken against
him, we know not. The Raleigh Regis
ter says i , " - - -
" To be candid, we do not think that
though these' exwpuon art-AUV-ttmed,'
aay uung,appeia.r. iqjmwww11 vr : v
kins from the charge of having impcoper
ly converted. mdneyb.elong.uigto' the .
Government to his own private use.' -
The Rev. Mr." Rylandra Methodist
Clergyman, has been appointed a Chap
lain in the Navy.
s . ''"".. ,-''
France . Froln a recent official report,
it appears that out of 35,267 communes,
of which the kingdom of France is com
posed, no fewer than 35,38? are destitute
of any kind of post office establishment,
and that the letters are delivered irregu
larly by persons on foot, or Prefects
messengers, who often go their rounds
but once a week.